Ai No Kusabi The Space Between Volume 1: Stranger (Yaoi Novel): Stranger ( Yaoi Novel) v. 1 by Reiko Yoshihara, Rieko Yoshihara, Reiko Yoshihara from. : 間の楔 Vol 他人 / Ai no Kusabi Vol.1 Tanin Ceres: a city without ethics or taboos, ruled by instincts and lusts. These are the slums—immutable, eternal, . All about Ai No Kusabi The Space Between Volume 1: Stranger (Yaoi Novel) by Reiko Yoshihara. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for.

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And then there is the frighteningly cold, regrettably familiar man he meets by chance one day: It’s also important to understand this world’s cultural and social dynamic which plays a very integral role in how Riki initially perceives Iason and vice versa.

I’m not kuasbi if this is the translator’s or author’s fault.

The Jusabi Strike Witches: However even he is only going “Let’s go do something! Did I mention that I love this series? Forte Persona 4: In any case, Ai no Kusabi is unique compared to other yaoi.

Poly-Matrix Tenchi the Movie musabi The high class blondys rule, but are sterile. Now, reading the first novel of the legendary series of Ai no Kusabi.

Apparently it is the entire first chapter of the hardbound version as its own volume! It’s an ancient term; it means something that binds two things together. The rest of the book is either jo style history lesson of the world or a composition on how Riki used to be super awesome and how he’s not and boring.


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Stranger Yaoi Novel v. I don’t care, I loved this book and the series. Back in the slums, Norris, a member of Bison, advises Riki to settle things with Guy properly since he had never broken off his pairing with him when he “disappeared” from Ceres. Views Read Edit View history.

You get only vague impressions of what has happened between the MCs but lots of exposition on the world. I was really glad, that this first volume contained much information on the structure of this world, because in the anime we had only a glimpse of what this world actually was – only the pictures of it with some bits of facts.

Tenchi Universe El-Hazard: Do you know of the feeling you get when you realized that everything finally make sense? Having spent enough time in the city, Bison decides it was time to leave, despite Kirie’ objections. Jun 19, Maverynthia rated it it was ok Shelves: These books have also been translated from their original language, Japanese, so you might notice a few aspects that seem slightly I was only sad that it wasn’t longer, I’ll be getting the second book. Wikipedia in English 1 Ai no Kusabi.

Ai No Kusabi The Space Between Volume 1: Stranger (Yaoi Novel) by Reiko Yoshihara | LibraryThing

See all free Kindle reading apps. The writing till that had been terrible but at this point I fully realized the level of the translator. Ai no Kusabi presents a futuristic tsranger with a complicated caste system and takes an in-depth look at look at the issue of class distinctions.


Rieko-sensei really did a great job with this one.

But basically Midas is where the rich live, Ceres is the slum. If it’s too rich for your blood, look at anime sites like akadot. I loved this series of books as it had all a lot of my buttons: Project Gutenberg 0 editions.

There are two rival gangs hoping to take control, Jeeks and Maddox. G-Taste Asobi ni Iku yo! Jupiter has divided people into classes, many of which are genetically engineered or altered. And I have to admit that I wasn’t sufficiently hooked to want to read the remaining books – but I did look up the plot online, and found that the story-arc seems to be pretty angst-ridden and intense, with a Shakespearian-tragedy conclusion.

Ceres makes up the slums of Midas. The setting is awesome. This could have been trimmed completely and put together with volume two and maybe it would be better. The only sexy bits you get are at the very beginning and that’s it. Smoking a poisonous Black Moon cigarette to lessen the pain, Riki and Iason share their “last deep kiss” and perish together.

Ai no Kusabi Vol. 1: Stranger

I really loved this series. Many fans credit this anime for starting the yaoi craze in the US. At home, Riki is visited by Iason, who gives him an ultimatum: